College of Arts and Sciences
Sport and Exercise Science

Program Summary

  • The Sport and Exercise Science degree gives students the foundation to use scientific research to enhance personal fitness and sport performance. 

    Located in Hunthausen 090, the Human Performance Lab serves as the research and clinical training venue for undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor in Sport & Exercise Science. Our lab staff is actively engaged in research related to design of exercise equipment and prosthetics, efficacy of training, and prevention of or rehabilitation from injury, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.

    Degree offered: BS in Sport and Exercise Science

    Considering Sport & Exercise Science as your new major?

    If you are considering a Change of Major to Sport & Exercise Science start by reviewing the degree requirements and  program summary. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. You can attend a course lecture, visit the Human Performance Lab, and schedule a meeting with Dr. Eric Dugan, Sport & Exercise Science Director, to discuss admission to the program and your intended career path.

    For more information regarding Change of Major, please visit the Major and Minor Selection section on the A&S Academic Advising Website

    Steps To Change Your Major

    1. Download and complete the Change of Major, Degree or Specialization form from the Office of the Registrar.
    2. Log into SU Online, print a “What If” Program Evaluation,"What if" program evaluations are available on the Student Menu of SU Online. When printing a program evaluation, instead of selecting your current degree program, select a different degree program from a drop-down menu. 
    3. Email Rose Kaser to schedule an appointment with Sport and Exercise Science Program Director Dr. Eric Dugan.
    4. Once your appointment is set please show up on time and remember to bring your "what if" Program Evaluation and the change of major form to Pigott 206. 
      We will be glad to assist you with processing the documents.
    5. When the Change of Major form has been processed you will receive an email notifying you that you have been enrolled as a major in Sport & Exercise Science.